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CVE-2022-21706 Detail

Description

Zulip is an open-source team collaboration tool with topic-based threading. Zulip Server version 2.0.0 and above are vulnerable to insufficient access control with multi-use invitations. A Zulip Server deployment which hosts multiple organizations is vulnerable to an attack where an invitation created in one organization (potentially as a role with elevated permissions) can be used to join any other organization. This bypasses any restrictions on required domains on users' email addresses, may be used to gain access to organizations which are only accessible by invitation, and may be used to gain access with elevated privileges. This issue has been patched in release 4.10. There are no known workarounds for this issue. ### Patches _Has the problem been patched? What versions should users upgrade to?_ ### Workarounds _Is there a way for users to fix or remediate the vulnerability without upgrading?_ ### References _Are there any links users can visit to find out more?_ ### For more information If you have any questions or comments about this advisory, you can discuss them on the [developer community Zulip server](https://zulip.com/developer-community/), or email the [Zulip security team](mailto:security@zulip.com).


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Hyperlink Resource
https://blog.zulip.com/2022/02/25/zulip-cloud-invitation-vulnerability/ Vendor Advisory 
https://blog.zulip.com/2022/02/25/zulip-server-4-10-security-release/#cve-2022-21706 Vendor Advisory 
https://github.com/zulip/zulip/commit/88917019f03860609114082cdc0f31a561503f9e Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/zulip/zulip/security/advisories/GHSA-6xmj-2wcm-p2jc Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
NVD-CWE-Other Other cwe source acceptance level NIST  
CWE-284 Improper Access Control GitHub, Inc.  
CWE-863 Incorrect Authorization GitHub, Inc.  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2022-21706
NVD Published Date:
02/25/2022
NVD Last Modified:
07/24/2023
Source:
GitHub, Inc.